Today, Sophio Gorgodze, the Director of the National Assessment and Examinations Center (NAEC), and Maleika Abbaszadeh, Chairperson of the State Examinations Center (SEC) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, signed another Memorandum of Understanding electronically via the Zoom platform.
The aim of the cooperation is to develop assessment instruments for Georgian and Azerbaijani language proficiency.
Collaboration between the centers started in the spring of 2020 and will be extended for another year in 2021. Under the Memorandum the NAEC’s experts will review and develop the SEC’s Georgian language item bank for school-leaving exams. The SEC on the other hand will assist the Center in the development of an item bank for Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examination for Azerbaijani language and literature teachers working in Georgian schools.
The signing of this MoU is expected to bring positive and long-lasting effects on both organizations and result in the development, transfer and implementation of innovative practices at organizational, local, regional or national levels.
The second round of the National School Olympiad 2020-2021 will be launched throughout Georgia on the 8th of March and continue until the 12th of March.
More than 6,000 students will take part in the second round of the Olympiad. Testing will be conducted in compliance with the regulations developed by the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia.
The Centralized National School Olympiad for 10-12 grade students will be conducted in the following subjects: Georgian language and literature, Georgian language for students of non-Georgian language schools, mathematics, history, geography, physics, chemistry, biology, foreign language.
More than 30,700 students expressed their desire to participate in the National School Olympiad. The first round was held in a different format, taking into account the number of Covid-19 infected citizens in the country. Students could participate remotely from any computer connected to the Internet.
The National School Olympiad is held in three rounds and each round is based on the National Curriculum.
The student who accumulates not less than 50% of the maximum score of the relevant subject test and is among the first fifty participants of the relevant class and subject ranking list will be eligible to pass to the third round of the National School Olympiad 2020-2021.
The purpose of the Olympiad is to stimulate the learning process and increase the motivation of students. Also, to identify candidates for the teams that will participate in the International Olympiads on behalf of Georgia. “
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